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Book Review: Deconstructing Brad Pitt

The reactions evoked by images of and stories about Brad Pitt are many and wide-ranging: while one person might […]

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    Book Review: Moroccan Fashion: Design, Culture and Tradition

Book Review: Moroccan Fashion: Design, Culture and Tradition

Moroccan garment design and consumption have experienced major shifts in recent history, transforming from a traditional craft-based enterprise to […]

Book Review: How to Write a Thesis by Umberto Eco

Now in its twenty-third edition in Italy and translated into seventeen languages, How to Write a Thesis has become a classic. […]

Book Review: El Sistema: Orchestrating Venezuela’s Youth

The Venezuelan youth orchestra programme known as ‘El Sistema’ has attracted much attention internationally through its claims to use […]

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    Book Review: Museums in the New Mediascape: Transmedia, Participation, Ethics by Jenny Kidd

Book Review: Museums in the New Mediascape: Transmedia, Participation, Ethics by Jenny Kidd

This is an important contribution to debates around museums today, and a book that consistently asks intelligent and challenging […]

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    Book Review: Art, Culture and International Development: Humanizing social transformation by John Clammer

Book Review: Art, Culture and International Development: Humanizing social transformation by John Clammer

This exciting book aims to place the arts at the centre of debates in development studies by introducing new ways […]

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    Book Review: Language in Mind: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics by Julie Sedivy

Book Review: Language in Mind: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics by Julie Sedivy

Language in Mind highlights the topics that capture the imagination of researchers and students alike, for example, deaf communities, poetry, […]

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    Book Review: Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom? Edited by Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan R. Cole

Book Review: Who’s Afraid of Academic Freedom? Edited by Akeel Bilgrami and Jonathan R. Cole

Seventeen essays from distinguished scholars take on the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and consider a variety […]

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    Book Review: British Pirates and Society 1680-1730 by Margarette Lincoln

Book Review: British Pirates and Society 1680-1730 by Margarette Lincoln

British Pirates and Society 1680-1730 is a captivating and meticulously researched work of social history, which brings to life varied […]

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    Book Review: The Ashgate Research Companion to Media Geography by Paul C. Adams et al.

Book Review: The Ashgate Research Companion to Media Geography by Paul C. Adams et al.

With chapters covering photography, sound, video games, graffiti and performance, The Ashgate Research Companion to Media Geography represents a substantial and […]

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    Free event: LSE Literary Festival discussion: Digital Personhood and Identity

Free event: LSE Literary Festival discussion: Digital Personhood and Identity

 
LSE Literary Festival discussion: Digital Personhood and Identity
Date: Saturday 28 February 2015
Time: 1-2.30pm
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Luke Dormehl, Aleks […]

Editor’s Picks: ten favourite book reviews from 2014

Through 2014 LSE Review of Books has published hundreds of reviews, covering new social science titles from across the disciplines. In […]

Most popular bookshop guides from 2014

This year we’ve published many popular guides to the best bookshops around the world for academics and students to […]

Most popular social science book reviews from 2014

2014 has been a wonderful year for social science debate and publications. Here’s our run down of the five […]

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    Our guide to the perfect podcasts for social scientists to listen to through Christmas and New Year 2014/2015

Our guide to the perfect podcasts for social scientists to listen to through Christmas and New Year 2014/2015

Podcasts have seen a revival this year thanks to initiatives like Serial and the Radiotopia network. At LSE Review of Books, […]